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Western Sydney University partners with leading experts to deliver national Respect and Equality Program

Western Sydney University will partner with a number of organisations, to develop a respectful relationships education program to be implemented across the Australian university sector.


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World-class campus for Bankstown CBD

Western Sydney University is delighted to reveal the concept design for its latest high-rise campus in the Bankstown CBD. Set to open for teaching in early 2022, the campus will revitalise the area’s CBD precinct, and embed the University in the heart of Bankstown.

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Western Sydney University’s Australia Day honours

Members of the Western Sydney University community, including some of its most senior leaders, have been recognised with prestigious Australia Day honours this year.

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Western Sydney University research unlocks superbubble mysteries

Professor Miroslav Filipovic from the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, alongside an international team of researchers, could help solve one of the most pondered questions of Space: the makeup of cosmic rays.

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Smart tech puts remote screening of sheep reproduction and welfare in reach

Western Sydney University researchers and the Stress Lab team are leading a world-first study that will trial the application of smart technology to monitor epigenetic changes in Merino sheep reproduction.


Research success

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Native turtles face extinction in South Australia: New report

Western Sydney University has contributed to new Australian research into native turtle populations in the Murray River and associated waterways, finding species are in decline in the lower Murray River region.


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Eating a healthy diet can ease symptoms of depression

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce the symptoms of depression.




Expert opinion

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Feral cat cull: why the 2 million target is on scientifically shaky ground

The Australian government’s target of killing 2 million feral cats by 2020 attracted significant public interest and media attention when it was unveiled in 2015.


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When water is scarce, we can’t afford to neglect the alternatives to desalination

The second of two articles looking at the increasing reliance of Australian cities on desalination plants to supply drinking water, with less emphasis on the alternatives of water recycling and demand management.




Awards and appointments

Dr Edward Narayan pictured with the University's flock at Hawkesbury campus

Smart tech puts remote screening of sheep reproduction and welfare in reach

Western Sydney University researchers and the Stress Lab team are leading a world-first study that will trial the application of smart technology to monitor epigenetic changes in Merino sheep reproduction.


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Western alumni among Seven News Young Achiever Awards finalists

Two Western Sydney University alumni have been announced as finalists in the 2019 Seven News Young Achiever Awards – honouring young people contributing to the community through exceptional and visionary science and technology achievements.